Police Staffing Numbers

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PPB Sworn Staffing Report:

Report Date: 11/09/2023

Total Sworn Members (All Ranks): 809

Total Officers: 543
Officers in Training: 104
Officers Non-Patrol: 126
Officers Leave of Service: 23

Patrol Officers: 292
.......East Officers: 99
.......Central Officers: 102
.......North Officers: 91

NOTE: PPB has 292 patrol officers to work three precincts 24/7 and answer 911 calls.
This is not the total number of officers working at one time. Officers work four 10-hour shifts and have 3 days off per week. Patrol officers also have vacations, sick time, family leave and required training.

Authorized Sworn (All Ranks): 881
Sworn Vacancies: 72

Authorized Sworn (Officer Rank): 605
Officer Vacancies: 62

Authorized Public Safety Support Spec: 42
Public Safety Support Specialists: 41
Public Safety Support Spec Vacancies: 1

Authorized Professional Staff: 342
Professional Staff: 322
Professional Staff Vacancies: 20

Separations Last 12 Months: 80
Sworn: 51
Professional Staff: 29

New Hires Last 12 Months: 121
Sworn: 56
Professional Staff: 65


Authorized Sworn 2023: 881
Authorized Sworn 2021: 882
Authorized Sworn 2020: 916
Authorized Sworn 2019: 1001
Authorized Sworn 2009: 1004
Authorized Sworn 2005: 1035

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